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Biography

Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge
TV-14
TV Episode | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

Hilarious clips from his classic performances and a sobering interview with Pryor himself capture the genius and pathos of the revolutionary comic.
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Updated Jul 8, 1996

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Jul 8, 1996 (United States)

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7.6 / 10 | 54 votes